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makovec over in oakland now with reaction from some of the teachers and voters alike. anne. >> reporter: looks calm out here but you can bet there's a lot of celebration from administrators, teachers and parents. now that prop 30 has passed. it is going to raise taxes and it's going to bring california an extra $6 billion a year. >> knowing that proposition 30 passed, what are you thoughts on that? >> reporter: the lesson today, prop 30 is saving the day. >> i think it's a huge day for california. it shows that california voters care about education and public services in the state. >> reporter: if prop 30 didn't pass, schools would have endured billions of dollars in cuts. >> i would say that it could have been extremely detrimental to the opportunities of our young people of california. and so this was a must that it passed. >> reporter: in the end, 54% of californians, almost 5 million people, voted to raise their own taxes. the nos had 46%. there is a hike in sales tax, a quarter cent for four years that's about a penny more for every $4 you spend. most the money will go to schools,
this morning. cate caugiran is down in south san francisco. anne makovec braving the elements in mill valley and elizabeth wenger is watching the impact on your commute but we start with meteorologist lawrence karnow in the weather center. it is a doozy. >> it is. some kind of storm out there now. in fact, we're seeing some very heavy rainfall and some strong gusty winds showing up outside. at this hour we have another strong line of storms loving through. we had one earlier in the night but now the secondary wave is coming through and you can see on doppler radar lots of yellow out there. san jose it is seeing some showers right now, some heavier rain earlier. that's soon going to be picking up. you can see north in sunnyvale that we have some stronger storms that will be sliding in your direction. so if you are heading out be careful. we have the rain and some pockets of heavy rainfall into oakland, stretching across the bay into south san francisco. a little further to the north we can see the back side of the storm system. we mentioned the possibility of flooding in petaluma. they are se
visibility in much of the bay area. anne makovec is in san francisco near the bay bridge to give us a look at conditions there and we can still see the fog behind you. >> it is really bad out here. you know, we talk about fog. a lot of mornings, especially at this hour, but today, it really is exceptionally foggy. you can see the bay bridge behind me. you can barely see it. you can see some of the lights shrouded in fog. we took pictures a little bit earlier at the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see how difficult it is for drivers to see if one of those situations where you're coming up on the car in front of you and suddenly you have to break. if those lights just come up on you very quickly. fog advisories on the bay area bridges, particularly troublesome in the vacaville davis area, according to the chp, visibility at less than 100 feet and the chp also mentioned 580 east being a difficult commute. so if you can hold off on your commute, i'd recommend doing that until a little bit later on in the day. right now live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs5. >>> and somewhere out there, t
anne makovec is at the montgomery station where service is back to normal. >> reporter: a lot of commuters are thankful because it was a mess this morning. but the investigation into that death continues right now. now muni says he may have actually been hit by two trains. in this dark muni tunnel at the montgomery street station an investigation into a man's death stopped trains on the tracks. it was 7:30 right in the middle of the morning commute. >> uhm, i guess i'm going to walk. >> reporter: thousands of people had to be rerouted. muni was stopping trains at castro and church streets and putting passengers on buses. >> there was a makeshift bus stop with barricades. had to get on a sardine bus and ride downtown. >> buses were very slow coming down market street because of the traffic jam caused by the problem here. >> reporter: trains were stopped for about three hours while police, firefighter and muni workers tried to figure out how the man was hit as he was walking through the tunnel. >> we're working with the police department to find out exactly what took place. >> r
pantry. as anne makovec reports, they may need help this year but many standing in line hope to return the favor some day. >> i've been here for hours and hours. >> reporter: the line stretched for blocks all morning along in front of say sacred hard community service. >> i'm a stay at home home. >> reporter: she and thousands like her came to sign up for holiday help, food for thanksgiving and toys for christmas. >> i thank god there are places like this in the bay area where folks like us are able to go to in times of need. >> reporter: 150 people spent the night here in blankets and tents to make sure they were first in line. >> my son comes first before me anytime. >> reporter: the need this year is expected to match last year's record breaking numbers, 4000 families needing food and 5500 children needing toys. >> what it means to me is that my daughter will be able to have a holiday season because i'm not working and we just moved here last month. >> a lot of people if they have worked, it's many times part- time. if it's union they're far down on the list for jobs. there's just n
members whose service included costly sacrifice. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us the pioneering program that's getting amputees to excel in the most rigorous physical challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about it but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i don't understand what it is i can do anymore. >> reporter: with more distance and time under his belt this vietnam vet shares his story. >> chopper came in. it was nighttime i laid on top of the charge and they laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without liz legs was -- his legs was another battle. >> of course back then it was what it was. it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years and lived on the pack side of a mountain. >> reporter: these guys are part of ucsf's brand new program. the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but if you don't have the training modality it's completely useless. ready and go, le
of the uc board of regents against proposed fees. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec at ucsf. all this and they don't have a fee hike on the table today. >> reporter: that's right. students say they are trying to be pro-active before the regents can start considering their next fee or tuition hike. all is calm here now at ucsf. an unlawful assembly was declared an hour and a half ago and protestors moved on peacefully saying they are headed to other universities next. dozens of uc students and employees came to protest outside the meeting at ucsf f this morning blocking streets but the regents weren't discussing a tuition hike. >> the good thing in my view about prop 30 is it allows us in the student and worker movement to now go on the offensive. we are not just protesting against new cuts. we are demanding rollbacks of tuition. >> reporter: prop 30 promises to funnel money into the uc system but how much is still a question. >> even though we're very pleased with the passage of prop 30 we're also reeling from nearly $1 billion in cuts from the state and we raised tuition. that o
and carjacking. it will be up to the d.a. if he is going to be charged as an adult. live in vallejo, anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> now let's get a check on the weather with lawrence. it's been raining. >> yeah. some breaking news out there. >> yeah. >> we had some rain. >> we got some rain out there. stormy this morning, now it's broken off to showers. scattered showers around the bay area. still pockets of moderate amounts of rain in the santa cruz motts, los gatos, sliding into the san jose area. we're far from done. this is just the first round that came through early on this morning. behind that you will notice this next layer of moisture heading our way looks like some enhancement maybe some thunderstorms embedded in that system that will be pushing in a little later on. let's see if we can time it for you a little better. through the day today, clouds gathering and in the evening hours, here we go, looks like rain picking up about 4:00. by 6:00, pockets of moderate to heavy rainfall. maybe even some embedded thunderstorms and some gusty winds. it could be a wild evening around the bay area. more
reporter anne makovec explains, police are still piecing together clues to find one of the drivers who fled the scene. >> a lot of accident happen in here many time before. >> reporter: a neighborhood that has seen two pedestrians die this year is trying to make sense of a hit-and-run. it was dark and rainy at 6 a.m. when a man crossing alum rock was hit. the driver kept going leaving the man lying in the road. seconds later a second vehicle hit him. >> at approximately 6:14 a.m., they pronounced the victim deceased. >> reporter: police are now looking for the hit-and-run driver. >> all we have on that vehicle is it's a dark colored sedan, unknown make and model. >> reporter: the driver of the second vehicle stopped and cooperated with police. this person works across the street. >> i saw a lot of police car and ambulance come here and i don't know what happen. i'm very scared because many, many time accident in here, yeah. >> reporter: he remembers an elderly woman who died nearby crossing jackson street a couple of months ago. neither victim was using the crosswalk. both happened in the e
time this morning. live in san francisco, anne makovec cbs cbs 5. >>> it was tricky getting into work today with all of the fog. at one point on the highway i couldn't see the signs until i got to them. >> slow down. >> have you seen her drive. >> i don't think i'm ready for that. >> we have to have a care out there this morning, because visibilities are down to near zero. there's dense fog advisories in the bay area and the sun should come out earlier than it did yesterday. high pressure is putting a lid on the moisture over the surface. we'll have temperatures starting out in the low 40s to low 50s. livermore, 40 degrees and clear. it's clear in san jose, but once you head toward the bay, you will hit the fog. fog early, sun later and rain begins in the bay area late tuesday and will spread south over the rest of the bay area on sunday. it will stay wet through the weekend. all that fog, yesterday we cleared up for a bit and fog returned late last night. and we'll contend with that for another couple of hours. mid 60s will do it for the bay area. will be pleasant once we dispense wi
reporter anne makovecs on scene w >>> we continue to following breaking news in palo alto. major police activity outside a downtown apartment complex. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is on the scene with the latest from palo alto. anne. >> reporter: it turns out a man had broken into a woman's apartment here behind me on high and hawthorne in palo alto. you can see they have it blocked off right now. they are still trying to collect evidence from this apartment. but right now, the man is still on the loose. this happened at 2:20 a.m. a woman woke up in her apartment and found that there was a man inside. the only description police can give us now that it was a male and that he was wearing dark clothes. so obviously they don't have a lot to go on as far as what they are looking for. so she screamed when she saw him and then he took off. he has not been seen since. they blocked off several roads around this neighborhood at around 2:30 this morning. they searched the area with a dog trying to find anybody suspicious. they have since unblocked the roads. the dog search is off and they say t
this mon. anne makovec is on scene. -- how a man broke in a woman's apartment this morning. anne makovec is on the scene with more. >> reporter: a woman woke up in her ground floor apartment behind me saw a man, screamed and then he ran away. police are here trying to find out what happened. this is north of downtown palo alto and high and hawthorne. this happened at 2:20 a.m. they blocked off the neighborhood and sent in dogs to search for the guy, no luck so they opened the streets back up. and they are interviewing that woman right now. >> at this point in time, she is safe and unharmed. she is with detectives and they are conducting interviews and the investigation is ongoing at this point. >> reporter: she is extremely shaken up. we are still waiting to figure out how he got into the apartment and whether or not he may have taken anything. we'll hear more from police later on this morning. but that's what we have for now. live at the scene in palo alto, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> firefighters in south san jose this morning put a one- alarm fire at a house -- put out a on
dumping on marin county all night. no one knows that more than cbs 5 reporter anne makovec, in mill valley where there's plenty of local flooding this morning. anne, how are you doing. >> reporter: well, i'm all right. i'm definitely wet. but no real drama up here yet. the problem is when you get the drowned as wet as it is right now. there's a potential for trees to fall because there's it's windy. we travel around in a tall vehicle and that thing has been rocking and rolling this morning. you can see several inches in this parking lot, the park and ride in mill valley. part of it is blocked off so cars don't come and park here because this is something they are used to. you can see this sign back there saying, observe the no parking, high tide flooding and we did have the high tide earlier. it is now receding a little. look at the video from 4:00 when we first got here several inches all over the parking lot t looked like some mini lakes. that was all due to the high tide, which has now receded. back out here live, i have done a little bit of improvising. i have these boots on and i fell
. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo now with the investigation this morning. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it is just beginning here at the village bar. this is on tuolumne street in vallejo. you can see inside of the bar not a whole lot of damage to the building. several items are singed. there is some water damage. this is where the investigation is focused this morning. this was though the second fire within about a six-hour period overnight within two blocks. i want to show you some pictures of this fire. a little earlier this broke out at 2:45 at the village bar. and police have called this fire suspicious. they don't know the cause yet. well, two blocks away, there was a house fire at 8:00 last night. that was on alabama street. now, no one was home at the time. so nobody was injured. and firefighters were able to get that out once neighbors alerted them to that fire. but that fire is also suspicious. firefighters don't know the cause of either of these fires. but again, investigations are under way right now at both of those scenes. live in vallejo, anne
reporter anne makovec is on the scene where k-9 dogs are helping with the search. >> reporter: they so far have not found this guy. in happened here at this -- it happened here at this apartment complex at high and a thorn in palo alto at 2:20 a.m. -- hawthorne in palo alto at 2:20 a.m. a woman found a man in her apartment, she screamed and he ran way. she lived on the ground floor of the building in downtown palo alto. police aren't saying how the man got in. police blocked off the neighborhood and sent dogs to search for him. no luck. so they have since opened the streets back up, called the dogs and are interviewing the woman right now. >> at this point in time, she is safe and unharmed. she is with detectives and they are conducting interviews and the investigation is ongoing. >> reporter: we don't know how get to in, whether he took in or whether he may have sexually assaulted the woman. a lot of unanswered questions. this guy is on the loose presumably here in palo alto. anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> round 1 wasn't so bad. the worst is yet to come. more wet windy weather is
. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in san francisco with the bus fire caught on tape. anne. >>> reporter: it is amazing how the cell phone has changed things. it's turned everybody into an amateur vig videographer. it already helped them catch one alleged vandal and now police are hoping cell phone video will help them catch two arsonist. this cell phone videoed is in slow motion so you can see th faces. police released this yesterday. you can see a couple of guys throwing something burning into the muni bus. windshield is already smashed. police took some still pictures from this video of two suspects they are hoping to catch. this was taken sunday after the giants celebration when things got out of hand on market and third. police have already arrested this guy after this picture was taken by the "san francisco chronicle" published there, then widely circulated on social media sites. >> he makes the front page of the paper, you're pretty much your goose is cooked. >> reporter: now, here is that suspect's mugshot. 22-year-old gregory tyler graniss of san francisco. he is facing felony c
hotel with no vacancy is now completely empty because of a hazmat situation. >> cbs 5's anne makovec joins us from burlingame where hundreds of guest, i would imagine, anne, they are just waiting to go back to sleep. >> reporter: they were woken up in the middle of the night by an alarm, a lot of them have spent hours in their cars here in the parking lot. i'm at the embassy suites in burlingame on anza boulevard. you can see emergency personnel still here on scene. now, this hotel has been cleared. but they are starting the process of getting people back into their rooms. they are prioritizing people with early-morning flights. the hotel is right by the airport. so several people are trying get out of town. here's how it started according to some of the officials on scene. there was an alarm at 12:30 this morning saying that there was going to be a -- there was a carbon monoxide issue. [ loud background noise ] >> reporter: so officials came in and they were able to evacuate the hotel. they sounded an alarm. they then got on the bull horn and told everybody to evacuate and it turns
makovec is at sacred heart community service where that line just continues to grow behind you, anne. >> reporter: yeah. you could call them brave santa's elves because they are here it make sure their families have a wonderful holiday season. you can see some of the campers here. it is cold and rainy and a lot of these people have been here since yesterday evening. they are here in san jose to sign up for holiday help. i'm here with jay the director of sacred heart. this is just the signup. this isn't even to get your stuff. >> this is the signup day as everyone -- many people are asleep around us right now. today they will sign up to receive thanksgiving and christmas food, plus toys for christmas. they are all going to leave today with a scheduled appointment to come and pick up the food and the toys. >> reporter: we all know the economy has been rough. what kind of increasing need have you seen over the last few years? >> we actually expect to see the same number last year which was a record number the reason is it reflects the poverty numbers within our county. last year, it wa
. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in vallejo with the information she just got from police. >> reporter: they just handed me this press relief after we had been bugging them for more information on this crime that happened last night. this is hot off the press. right now, a 65-year-old woman was kidnapped at gunpoint at a shopping center last night at around 6:00. and that was on plaza drive in vallejo. the assailant was a 14-year-old according to police. police say he took her at gunpoint, got her into her minivan and forced her to drive for a couple of miles. and that is when they say he egregiously physically and sexually assaulted her, left her unconscious, duck taped in a ditch. in the meantime police say he placed a phone call to one of her family members asking for ransom. as that phone call was going on, passersby found the 65-year- old woman in the ditch, got her free and to t hospital. she is in the hospital expected to live. the 14-year-old was caught with some of her property he had stolen and with a replica handgun. he is now in juvenile hall. we'll have mo at 6:30 anne mak
. a violent attack in a san francisco muni station and it's all caught on camera. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec tells us police say an angry bicyclist went after a station agent. you're going to show us the video. anne? >> reporter: that bicyclist was last seen on the street at market and van ness. but he did get away and police are hoping this new security video will help track him down. it was taken on october 10 around 7:40 p.m. you can see the suspect running down the stairs with his bike after the agent told him bikes weren't allowed. the agent was following him. the suspect spins around and starts punching and kick the agent who is just out of the camera's view there. that agent is 55 years old. he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. he is out of the hospital but he is still not back at work. >>> there is surveillance video taken via the municipal transportation agency security cameras and there are witnesses on the platform watching this and if any of those folks have not yet had an opportunity to speak to investigators, we're asking them to come forward. >> the suspect is c
a bus burning a few nights ago. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with how social media led them to another vandalism suspectly. suspect and police hope to catch two more. >> reporter: you know with the invention of the cell phone everything is an amateur videographer these days and now police are hoping that the product of that the cell phone video people take will turn the masses into amateur detectives. check out this cell phone video police just released showing an event that happened early monday morning around 12:30 a.m. after the giants won the world series on sunday night. it's in slow motion. you can see guys throwing something burning into the muni bus. windshield is already smashed. this again was taken at 12:30 on monday morning at market and third streets. police say they have already arrested this guy after this picture was taken by the "san francisco chronicle" then widely circulated on social media sites. >> you make the front page of the paper, your goose is cooked. >> reporter: here is that suspect mugshot 22-year-old gregory tyler graniss of san francisco now facing felon
at a muni station all caught on camera. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec tells us police say an angry bicyclist went after a station agent who got roughed up. >> reporter: he is going to be okay but still not back at work. the suspect was last seen out on the streets here at market and van ness. but he did get away and police are hoping this new security video will help track him down. it was taken on october 10 around 7:40 p.m. you can see the suspect running down the stairs with his bike after the agent told him bikes weren't allowed. the agent was following him. the suspect spins around and starts punching and kick the agent who is just out of the camera's view there. that agent is 55 years old. he was taken to the hospital with serious injuries. he is out of the hospital but he is still not back at work. >>> there is surveillance video taken via the municipal transportation agency security cameras and there are witnesses on the platform watching this and if any of those folks have not yet had an opportunity to speak to investigators, we're asking them to come forward. >> the suspect is cauc
for the holidays. anne makovec is at sacred heart community service where the line grows. >> reporter: good morning. it is cold and it is wet. so if you are waking up groggy this morning, imagine waking up here. that's what 150 people did signing up for food for thanksgiving and toys for christmas. sacred heart is expecting record numbers of people asking for help. they will help with food for thanksgiving and christmas and 5,500 children need toys. for many of these people it means the world to have a wonderful holiday. >> it means a lot. my family comes first. before me. anytime any way possible that that can make them happy. and just provide for them. >> reporter: i talked to a lot of these folks and they have a very deep appreciation for what they are getting. today they are just signing up. they will be receiving their food and their gifts a little later on. now, back out here live now at sacred heart community service, volunteers have started showing up and so they are organize the process. they are expected to open by 9:00 but the director here says they think they will be able to open a lit
their lives to protect our liberties. cbs 5 reporter ann makovec brins on this veteran ace day we're with hon norg those who risks their lives to bring us liberties. >> one night, there was a big explosion, everybody rushed to the docks and a crew ship had been torpedo. >> 89 years old herman shapiro is a world you war one veteran and remembers a night when u.s. ships were attacked in the english channel. >> bodies were floating all over and people who were still alive, if you didn't try your best, people were going to die at only 18 shapiro became a hero that night. >> i got into a row boat and started pulling people out. itwas horror, complete horror to see people like that. >> he was scared to go into battle but believed it was the right thing to do. >> the stories that came out of noz sooe germany naz sooe germany were horrible and being jewish, it affected me more. >> this 94-year old man served as a doctor in the philippines during world war ii and to me, either we won a war or wound up dead or slaves. >> lee leland says being a physician during the war saved his life. >> if i
and then drove her around from atm to atm. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec in walnut creek with some new surveillance video just released and she is going to share it with us. >> reporter: it all started in the shade lands business park area of walnut creek. police say the woman kidnapped was in the wrong place at the wrong time. they have been getting tips overnight since they released new surveillance video yesterday afternoon but they are still looking for more tips. we want to show you these pictures one more time. surveillance video from one of the banks where the kidnappers tried to withdraw cash from the woman's account. the whole time she was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours they let her go in the oakland hills. the description we are looking at right now, two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one 5'11". the taller one possibly named david has broad shoulders, dark hair. the shorter one possibly named aubrey was skinny and is the guy that you saw in the photos. once they dropped the woman off in the oakland hills, they drove away in a dark small colored or dark col
are finally being recognized for their service. >> cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in alameda talking to some of today's very special guests. hi, anne. >> reporter: i'm here on coast guard island. you can see this huey helicopter behind me. this is something you think of when you think of the vietnam war. er in to take off but they brought it here for a special program. while you think about the vietnam war when you see something like this helicopter, when you think about the u.s. coast guard, you don't necessarily. but maybe now you will. and with the sound of a huey chopper, memories of the vietnam era came rushing back. >> i joined the coast guard at the peak of the draft call but they didn't tell you which coast you were going to guard. >> reporter: it turns out it was in the south pacific. then after his tour of duty in vietnam, roger and many of his cam rads have had a public relations issue. >> wearing this hat, i have had people say to me, oh, you weren't actually in vietnam? yes, i was. >> reporter: today on the coast guard island the gathering for about 100 coast guard vets. >> peop
at the right time. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec here in san francisco explaining why police from oakland made the arrest. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it happened here in san francisco. ruth crisp steakhouse is known for being pricy but this guy had no idea what kind of price he would be paying when he came here for dinner last night. police had been looking for him, wanted on weapons violations and outstanding warrant for residential burglary. he was spot walking into ruth crisp for dinner last night. >> an alert officer who was off duty tonight at the restaurant having dinner with his wife for her birthday saw him and his entourage walk into the restaurant. he notified the oakland police department. we got ahold of our brother officers here at the san francisco police department put together a plan to arrest him when he came out of the restaurant. >> reporter: he was arrested peacefully with the rest of his posse and they were taken back to oakland where police are sorting out the charges. it looks like this guy was deeply embedded in criminal activity according to police.
there are two other guys the police would like to catch, as well. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec in san francisco with more. >> reporter: good morning. one suspect down two to go. police in san francisco are hoping that the public will help them once again find the people responsible for torching a muni bus. police trying to identify these two people who set the bus on fire sunday night by throwing things that were on fire into the bus. it was 12:30 a.m. on monday right after the big giants celebration on market and 3rd street. now, this is cell phone video with pictures of the two arson suspects. police hope someone recognizes these two and turns them in. >> we will identify you, arrest you, prosecute you and you're going to pay for it. so don't go there. >> this vandalism suspect was identified this week as 22-year- old gregory tyler graniss. his picture was circulated on social media sites. it was shared 18,000 times. and this is his mugshot. he is facing felony charges of vandalism and injuring or destroying a passenger transit vehicle. people say it was the mob mentality that caused people t
assaulted a muni station agent. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is live with surveillance video. >>> reporter: good morning. the station agent was badly injured. he is out of the hospital but he is still not back at work here at the muni station behind me on van ness and market. here is that surveillance video that police have just released hoping it will help catch the suspect in this case. this is taken at the station on october 10 at 7:40 p.m. it started when the agent told the suspect bikes weren't allowed on muni. police say he jumped a railing with his bike anyway and started walking toward the platform. the agent followed and the suspect started punching and kicking him. the 55-year-old agent was badly hurt. he was taken to the hospital. meantime, the bicyclist ran out of the station and got away. that bicyclist is described as a caucasian man between 25 and 30 years old about 6 feet tall with brown hair. now, police know there were a lot of witnesses on the platform. it was just before 8 p.m. on a busy even so they are hoping those witnesses will come forward as would anybody who migh
of hazardous materials inside. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec has the latest on the source of the problem. >> reporter: good morning. they have isolated it to a boiler here at the embassy suites. this is right by sfo. and you can see right now they are trying to deal with the situation after evacuating hundreds of people from this huge hotel. hundreds right in the middle of the night. they are trying to get people back into their rooms because they have ventilated the hotel. the problem appears to be over. but this all started about 12:30 this morning. firefighters were called here. they determined there was a high level of carbon monoxide. and that's when they started the evacuations. a hazmat team came in. the health department. that is when they isolated it to a malfunctioning boiler. they shut that boiler down and again started the ventilation process of this very large building. and now that they are trying to get everybody back in they are trying to first get people with flights to catch, obviously a huge inconvenience to be kicked out of your room in the middle of the night. so the
. >>> on this holiday weekend one bay area hospital is offering hope for veterans. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec shows us the ground-breaking program helping am pew tree athletes overcome the -- amputee athletes overcome the challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about it but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i just didn't understand what it is i could do anymore. >> reporter: with a little more distance and time under his belt, this vietnam vet shares his story. >> sniper came in, it was nighttime. i laid on top of the charge and he laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without his legs, was another battle. >> of course, back then it was what it was. it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years and lived on the backside of a mountain. >> reporter: they are part of the brand new program. the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but you don't have the modality to help a patient understand
for the former military members. cbs 5 either anne makovec shows us the pioneering program that's getting amputees to excel and even the most rigorous physical challenges. >> reporter: veteran david lad was injured in iraq in 2006. >> can we just not go there? >> reporter: he doesn't want to talk about how he lost his leg but will talk about how he's felt since. >> i didn't understand what it is i could do anymore. >> reporter: with more distance and time under his belt, this vietnam vet shares his story. >> chopper came in, it was nighttime. i laid down and blew me up. >> reporter: returning from war without his legs was another battle. >> of course back then it was what it was. and it was kind of difficult to integrate in. i stayed a hermit for about five years, lived on the backside of a mountain. >> reporter: these guys are part of ucsf's brand new program, the first in the country for civilian amputee athletes. >> you can have a very expensive prosthesis but if you don't have the training modality it's completely useless. ready and go. left behind right. left behind right. left behin
to you >> thank . >>> thank you. >>> from bodega bay to half moon bay, anne makovec reports on the expectation for crab season. >> reporter: there will be fewer crabs in year and they will be more expensive likely than the opening of the season last year. exactly how much more though remains to be seen. >> it's time for the crab rodeo. >> reporter: today they are loading up the traps and dropping them in the bay hoping for a big harvest when the commercial crab season opens at midnight tonight. >> we do the dance every year. and this year, it worked out. >> reporter: he is referring to negotiations with crab wholesalers as they try to agree on a price. last year, they couldn't, delaying the commercial season until after thanksgiving. but this year, fishermen are getting three dollars a pound, about 50 cents more than last year. >> the planets must have been aligned. >> reporter: restaurants are still trying to figure out what the price will mean to their bottom line. >> the price isn't going to be cheap because the fishermen wanted more money this year. >> reporter: the extr
covered in smoke. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on the scene with the clean-up. good morning. >> reporter: the people who lived in the building that was on fire have now been able to return home. they were lucky. here are the pictures of the place in the duboce triangle. it was challenging for the firefighters because it was traveling through the walls of the building. the fire damage was isolated tonight try ways of the building. -- the damage was isolated to the entryways of the building. it could have been deadly if the smoke detectors didn't wake people up and get them out. >> some smoke coming out. i went back in and got my roommate and told them about it. >> reporter: firefighters say this fire was accidental. looks like it started in a wall heater. as far as the damage, they had to cut a hole in the roof. a lot of windows are broken and there is a lot of smoke damage but people can go back to their homes tonight, just one of the units the residents decided not to go back home because they are too traumatized. another good piece of news, no injury for anyone. anne makovec, cbs 5. >>
and make an arrest. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec was there where it started. >>> reporter: it's a wild story and convoluted. i'm here at one of the crime scenes. this is the scene of the shootout between the suspects and police. again, the good news, the officer that was shot is okay. one of the suspects is in custody. bad news is that a very raucous criminal is still on the loose. >> but needless to say rate now our primary focus is getting the second guy in custody. >> reporter: after a car and foot chase this is how it ended for one of two men accused of shooting a police officer in san jose last night hiding in a neighborhood that spent two hours on lockdown. >> it was crazy and scary. >> reporter: police say the men went on an armed robbery spree yesterday hitting up businesses and people at gunpoint in all four of these locations, police are also look into the possibility the two were involved in a murder. >> very violent suspects. they were both armed with firearms. and we had a pretty good idea of what the vehicle looked like. >> reporter: police spotted it on highway 101 at around 9
with police. one suspect was arrested, another still on the loose. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in san jose with the latest. >> reporter: the city is reeling from this crime, actually spanning several crime scenes. one of them behind me broken glass from the shootout with police in this intersection. the police officer who was shot is okay. but a gunman is still on the loose. >> our primary focus is getting the second guy in custody. >> reporter: after a chase by car and on foot this is how it ended for one of two men accused of shooting a police officer in san jose last night hiding in a neighborhood that spent two hours on lockdown. >> you know, it was crazy and it was scary. it was scary. >> reporter: police say the men went on an armed robbery spree yesterday hitting up businesses and people at gunpoint in all four of these locations. police are also looking into the possibility that the two were involved in a murder. >> very violent suspects. they were both armed with firearms. and we had a pretty good idea of what the vehicle looked like. >> reporter: police spotted it on highway 101
rainstorm, another is still on the loose. anne makovec has more. >> our primary focus is getting the second guy in custody. >> reporter: after a chase, this is how it ended for one of two men accused of shooting a police officer in san jose last night, hiding in a neighborhood that spent two hours in lockdown. >> it was crazy and it was scary. >> reporter: police say the men went on an armed robbery spree yesterday, in all four of these locations. police are also looking into the possibility the two were involved in a murder. >> these are very violent suspects, both armed with firearms and we had a pretty good idea of what the vehicle looked like. >> reporter: police spotted it on highway 101 at around 9 p.m. after a chase, they stopped here at actually and lanai avenue. one of the suspects got out and started shooting at the police officer. >> the officer was forced to duck down for cover. the front windshield, side window were hit. one of the rounds struck the officer's canister and exploded that. so now the car is contaminated with pepper spray. >> reporter: the officer had only minor in
his name or show you his face, as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec reports the second suspect is just 15 years old. >> you would never want to see someone that young lose his life at a young age. by those means. >> reporter: 22-year-old rory park-pettiford a former football player and aspiring hip hop artist was remembered as a memorial service in campbell. >> rory was a great kid. always jovial and happy. you know practical joker. >> reporter: but many friends couldn't speak of him without breaking down because they can't help but remember how he was killed. during a robbery attempt one week and one day ago. this is a surveillance photo of two robbers who police say tried to carjack park-pettiford in his car outside a store and shot him when he tried to drive away. that's after a violent crime spree that started with four armed robberies within an hour on friday, november 16th. this is how it ended for one suspect 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks. captured after running into a family's home later that night. the second and final suspect a teenager was caught last night after a week on the
was murdered by two men on a crime spree in san jose. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with the report. >> you would never want to see someone that young lose his life at a young age. flush by those means. >> reporter: 22-year-old rory park-pettiford was remembered as a memorial service in campbell. >> rory was a great kid. always jovial and happy. you know practical jokers. >> reporter: but many friends couldn't speak of him without breaking down. because they can't help but remember how he was killed during a robbery attempt one week and one day ago. this is photo of two robbers who police say tried to carjack park-pettiford in his car outside a 7/11 store and shot him when he tried to drive away. that's after a crime spree that started with four armed robberies within an hour on friday, november 16th. this is how it ended for one suspect. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks. captured after running into a family home later that night. the second and final suspect a teenager was caught last night after a week on the run. >> we're just happy that he's in custody now and again, the community can rest at ea
on a violent crime spree? san jose. as cbs 5 reporter anne makovec tells us it comes on the same day the officers get a big break in the case. >> you would never want to see someone that young lose his life at a young age by those means. >> reporter: 22-year-old rory park-pettiford was remembered at a memorial service in campbell. >> rory was a great kid. always jovial and happy. you know practical joker. >> reporter: but many friends couldn't speak of him without breaking down because they can't help but remember how he was killed. during a robbery attempt one week and one day ago. this is a surveillance photo of two robbers whom police say tried to carjack pet pet ford in his car outside a 7/11 store then shot him when he tried the drive away. that's after a violent crime spree that started with four armed robberies within an hour on friday, november 16th. this is how it ended for one suspect. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks captured after running into a family's home later that night. the second and final suspect a teenager was caught last night after a week on the run. >> we're jus
face. as anne makovec reports, the suspect is only 15 years old. >> reporter: 22-year-old rory park-pettiford, a former football player, and aspiring hip-hop artist, was remembered at a memorial service in campbell. >> he was a great kid, practical jocker. >> reporter: but many friends couldn't speak of him without breaking down, because they can't help but remember how he was killed, during a robbery attempt one week and one day ago. this is a surveillance photo of two robbers who police say tried to carjack park-pettiford in his car, then shot him when he tried to drive away. that's after a violent crime spree that started with four armed robberies within an hour on friday, november 16. this is how it ended for one suspect. 26-year-old jonathan wilbanks, captured after run nothing a family's home later that night. the second and final suspect, a teenager, was caught last night after a week on the run. >> we're just happy that he's in custody now and, again, the community can rest at ease knowing he's behind bars. >> reporter: this is the sketch police used to help track him down.
that jock pot. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec with the bay area fans who just can't wait to play. >> every week twice a week super lotto, mega, and even fantasy also. i try my luck. >> reporter: this is no short average dreamers in california. >> we pay like 10 bucks a month and combine it. >> reporter: ocean supermarket in milpitas sold a $14 million super lotto plus ticket in september and today, the state announced the winner's name, ty nguyen. the store gets 1/2% or $70,000. >> she is lucky. i hope the next will be me. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and soon there will be a new game in town the one that's had people lining up for days powerball the multistate lottery. so far californians are lift out of the fun. >> i would play. >> reporter: california retailers could beginning selling the $2 tickets in april of next year. powerball is expected to bring california an extra $90 to $120 million a we're though sales of our other games are -- even though sales of our other games are expected to drop. that revenue goes to education. >> that's a good idea, a bill help. >> reporter: in milpitas, anne m
starting lottery tickets in california in april. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec reports. >> every week twice a week super lotto, megaand even fantasy also. i try my luck. >> reporter: there is no shortage of dreamers in california. >> we give like 10 bucks a month and then we combine it. >> reporter: and we just had a winner in the bay area. ocean supermarket in milpitas sold a $14 million super lotto plus ticket in september and today, the state announced the winner's name, tyne nguyen. the store gets a half percent or $70,000. >> she is lucky. i hope the next will be me. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and soon there will be a new game in town, the one that's had people lining up for days, powerball, the multi- state lottery. last night its jackpot was $580 million. but so far, californians have been left out of the fun. >> i would play. [ laughter ] >> reporter: california retailers could begin selling the $2 tickets in april of next year. >> powerball is expected to bring california an extra $90 to $120 million a year even though sales of our other games are expected to drop. that revenue goes
to the hospital. now anne makovec reports. >> reporter: on a windy road police got a call from a woman who lives in the area saying someone broke into her home while she and her husband were sleeping ransack the house and atagging the couple. the police got there at 1:45 a.m. the husband wa dead. the woman taken to the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the investigation is just beginning. >> there is concern that the weather is going to change evidence. so we're working hard to collect any evidence that's there if there is evidence outside the home. >> reporter: at this point, police don't know if this was a targeted attack on a random robbery that turned deadly. >> oriented towards taking property or if some issue that they had with these folks individually. >> reporter: so far police have not released any suspect information. they haven't said if there was one perpetrator or more nor what if any weapons were used in the crime. no arrest have been made. >> to have this happen this close to home in this type of community, i'm taken aback by this. >> reporter: anne makovec, cbs 5. >>> a
a muni tunnel. trains are stopped in both directions. anne makovec is live at montgomery station with the latest. anne. >> reporter: yeah, a lot of emergency personnel around the montgomery station right now. if we take a look above from chopper 5, right now above the scene near the embarcadero, a lot of confused commuters trying to figure out how to get around this mess. this is a video that we shot inside of the tunnel about 15 minutes ago. we were the first crew on scene. from what we understand, a man was walking on the tracks underground in the tunnel between the powell station and the montgomery station. and by the time the train conductor saw him, he was right up on him, hit him. the victim died at the scene. the coroner will have to remove the body before the trains can move again. you can ride bart for free around this area and they are still working on other contingency plans. live in san francisco, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> cbs 5 traffic reporter elizabeth wenger will have more on the alternate routes in just 90 seconds. ,,,,,,,,,, >>> good morning. there are major muni
a woman and threw her in the back of her car. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is in walnut creek this morning with that surveillance video. she joins us with more. anne, good morning. >> reporter: good morning. you know, police released this yesterday and they have gotten a lot of tips last night and overnight. but they still haven't made an arrest as far as we understand. so we want to show you these pictures one more time. it happened here at a business park in walnut creek. this is surveillance camera. the woman was tied up in the back of the car after about three hours kidnapped trying to get into her car at the business park they let her go in the oakland hills. here's the description police are trying to circulate right now. two white men in their early 20s, one 5'9", one is 5'11". the taller one may have been named david. they were calling him david in the car. the woman said he had broad shoulders and dark hair. the shorter one was possibly named aubrey and was possibly skinny. we have those pictures on our website, cbssf.com. live in walnut creek, anne makovec, cbs 5. >> thank you.
libert. cbs 5 reporter ann makovec brings us the story of two h n from palo alto >>> on this veterans day we are honoring those who protected our liberties. we have the story of two such men from palo alto. >> one night there was a big explosion. everybody rushed to the docks. the crew shift had been torpedoes. >> a world war ii shet ran. he was part of the 106 division. he remembers vividly the night when u.s. ships were attacked in the english channel. >> bodies were floating all over. people still alive, if you did not try your best people were going to die. >> only 18, he became a hero that night. >> i got into a rowboat and started pulling people out. and, and it it was -- it was horror, complete horror to see people like that. >> he was scared to go into battle buy he believed it was the right thing to do. >> the stories that came out of germany were horrific. and, being able -- being of the jewish faith it effected me more that somebody else. you were either dead or alive. basically. we patched up a few. >> this 94-year-old resident served as the doctor in the philippines during wo
:00 saturday morning, november 17th. thanks for joining us. i'm anne makovec, and we start with an eye on the rain we've been seeing over the past 24. steady showers overnight. we're expecting more rain this weekend across the bay. in daily city people have been keeping a close eye on that hillside. it's next to homes where a water main broke on tuesday. they're worried about the rain washing out more mud and creating a bigger mess, more rainy weather may be blamed for an accident overnight involving a chp cruiser. the crash happened at 10:00 last night on highway 101 near the west railroad avenue exit. the squad car was found upside down and suffered major damage. >>> we turn brian hackney to see how much rain we got. >> we have 2 inches of rain in the hills west of mill valley. there was also as much in the mills of big sir. we got plenty of rain around the shoreline. in the south bay a quarter of an inch. high showers will end but right on the heels of this another storm is powering towards the bay area. we'll be picking up more toward this evening. we'll have all the details when w
. anne makovec cbs 5. >>> somewhere out there there is a full moon today. >> is there. we just can't see it. >> are let's get over to brian hackney and find out what's going on. >> you know, saturday morning was nice and clear and sunday, wham, we got the fog and we'll get clearing a little bit later. it will be a sunny day but first we have this to contend with. if you come on 24, you'll be looking at the fog. livermore at the airport, it's clear. here close to the shoreline we have fog. you head over the golden gate bridge, and look at that, it looks like you're looking at the golden gate bridge through a shower curtain. 39 degrees in santa rosa, so the fog will be hanging around for a few hours. it should mix out fairly quickly this morning and man, do we have more to talk about. things with r going to turn ultra wet beginning wednesday. we'll have all the details. first let's see how the fog is affecting the drive. here's elizabeth. >> reporter: yeah, i was shocked coming in. i've never seen the bay plaza covered in this much fog. you can barely make out the headlights. chp issued se
their stories. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on the role the coast guard played in vietnam. >> reporter: and with the sound of a huey chopper, memories of the vietnam era came rushing back. >> i joined the coast guard at the peak of the draft call. and they didn't tell you which coast you were going to guard. >> reporter: it turns out it was in the south pacific and after his tour of duty in vietnam, roger and his comrades have had a public relations issue. >> wearing this hat, i have had people say to me, oh, you weren't actually in vietnam, were you? well, yes, in fact i was. >> reporter: today on coast guard island, the gathering for about 100 coast guard vets. >> people don't recognize the coast guard in any many ways anyway. >> reporter: bill wells wants people to know what he went through on a boat like this one in the vietnam war. >> we were actually involved in some firings. we were fired at, you know, we shot back and they missed us and we probably missed themselves every several times. >> reporter: the veterans here came from all over the country to share their stories. >> thi
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